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By Yudhishthir Raj Isar,Helmut K Anheier

'This quantity of 1 of the main complete within the box. Its 3 subject matters are severe for the research of tradition and globalization with its condensation of house, time and reminiscence. Exploring the intersection among those 3 procedures, the essays are realized, deeply researched and insightful, and the comparative variety is amazing. the quantity is bound to turn into a customary reference textual content for students and the final reader alike' - Professor Stuart corridor, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, The Open University

Heritage, reminiscence and id are heavily hooked up keyword phrases of our time, every one endowed with massive rhetorical energy. diversified human teams outline sure gadgets and practices as 'heritage'; they envision historical past to mirror a few kind of collective reminiscence, both lived or imagined; and so they mix either to build cultural identities. at the present time, the 3 phrases bring up conjoined problems with perform, coverage and politics in an more and more globalized international.

Bringing jointly a very worldwide diversity of students, this quantity explores historical past, reminiscence and id via a various set of topics, together with history websites, practices of memorialization, museums, websites of contestation, and human rights.

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